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Last Words: The World’s Dying and Disappearing Languages

There are currently just under 7,000 languages. But UNESCO estimates that only half of them will exist by the end of the 21st century. The various languages ​​ensure cultural biodiversity and significantly shape the identity of a culture. But what happens to a culture when a language disappears? And what can be done about extinction?

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Explained: Small Talk

“Small talk.” We’ve all heard of it, and most of us try to avoid it. But what is it, really? And why do we do it? Contrary to popular belief, small talk isn’t just pointless chit-chat. It actually has a lot of value and purpose. Read on to find out more!

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Explained: Hashtags

We all know or have heard of it by now. However, some might not know what exactly one should do with it, but nearly every person with a higher affinity for Social Media has used it: the Hashtag. But when did the hash or pound (#) become the “hashtag?” Let’s have a look!

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Learning

When To Use Commas in English Writing: 10 Rules With Examples

Even if you’re a native English speaker, there’s a good chance you’ve been comma-confused at some point. But is it really necessary to use them in every sentence? And what are the rules for comma usage, anyway? In this blog post, we’ll clear up all your comma questions once and for all! So let’s get started!

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How Reading Impacts Language Development

There’s no question that reading is important. In fact, it’s essential for developing language skills and improving literacy. But what many people don’t realize is how much reading impacts language development. There are plenty of compelling reasons to pick up a book today, so read on!

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